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. that exclusive interview on the way and also the national director of the n.r.a.'s school shield program and visit the n.r.a. state of the art shooting range in fairfax, virginia, we'll meet a world champion shooter and clear up myths and misconceptions about guns that a lot of people don't know about them and you'll hear from our studio audience, a former law enforcement official, gun rights activists who know firsthand why so many americans have chosen to arm themselves in order to protect their families. first, let's recap what was proposed earlier this we thiek. in addition, the president outlined legislative proposals and calling for the passage of a universal background check, something that critics say could lead to a gun ordinance data base and wants the assault weapons ban reinstated, an a ten round limit on magazines, and restrictions on bullets that can be possessed and manufactured and discussed a new gun trafficking law that penalizes those who help criminals obtain firearms, on wednesday, the americans called on americans to pressure their ehe lekted representatives in supp
tomorrow. >> bret: the nra calls a meeting with the vice president less about keeping america's children safe and more about attacking the second amendment. the pushback is firm. even before task force releases the recommendations. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: vice president heard from the other side today. yesterday he talked to sum porters of expanding it. today he heard from folks who see the right to own guns birthright. biden and the task force made up their minds on several points. carl call ron tells us of the ongoing culture class over guns. >> the second force of task force meeting aimed at new laws, regulation about executive orders to curb mass shootings, joe biden accelerated the timetable and told sportsman and pro-gun group including the nra common ground could be found. >> the president said, even if what we do only saves one life it make sense. we can do a great deal without imposing on or impinging on the rights that the second amendment guarantees. >> this comes a day after he said to work around congress the president could use executive ordinaries drawin
"america live" nra lobbyists chris cox said the vice president wasn't interested in listening in thursday's meeting. >> gun control has been a failed experiment. let's look at mental health. look at the violent culture. let's look at things that can really address the underlying problem and then we can makebe a difference in the kid's lives. >> cox said mental health record should be part of the gun buyer background check. though the newtown tragedy was a result of unstable man with access to his mother's guns. quentin tarantino wrote and director "kill bill" and "pulp fiction" and jango unchained" refused to talk about the issue saying, "it's none of your business what i think about that." the nra has a ban on high capacity magazines sailing that, too, is missing the problem. >> we had a gun ban for a decade. even bill clinton's justice department said it had no impact. >> one of vice president's biden few specific suggestions he admitted was impractical. >> for example, every gun purchased can only be fired by the person who purchased it. literally would be unable to fire. the technolog
to be the only one on the list when it came to gaming for hollywood. tatics aim at the nra wayne lapierre but the outcome is so gory we are not showing it to you. considering how violence can be. >> i will ask them to study best ways to reduce it. congress should fund research in the effects of the violent video game have on young minds. >> that was the president's only proposal to check the bloody onslaught that comes year in and year out from hollywood and gaming industry. >> we were told we'd have a grand national dialogue about the roots of violence in the society. it looks like the entertainment industry is getting off flight. most of the people are huge backers politically. it would be very much within his bailiwick to call on them be responsible with the material they produce and distribute. he failed to do that. >> we agree that the entertainment and video game industries have responsibility to give parents tools and choices. they added -- >> quentin tarantino said shakespeare faced similar criticism. one of the lowly conservatives in tinseltown says the fault are not lying with t
press conference that said we have to look in to the violent video games. you know what? the nra decided to distribute free to everybody, four years and older this video game that just came out shooting coffins with rifles. with handguns. isn't that good, wayne? why don't you get your public relations straight. if you call for investigating video gims that are violent, then take yours off the market. you get money off of it. that tells you everything you need to know about the nra. >> eric: bob is wound up tonight. that's it for "the five." >> bret: should a government drowning in a sea of red ink take on more help to victims of the superstorm sandy? that is a battle right now on the floor of the house of representatives. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ good evening. i'm bret baier. right now, behind me, the house is engaged in a battle that serves as a microcosm for epic struggle of the nation's soaring debt. on one side, the president, democrats and some republicans from the region affected who want to spend billions helping storm victims. on the other, other republicans who say much
would expect everybody else to. >> the nra says the precautions won't work in the real world. >> when it comes to background checks, let's be honest. background checks will never be universal, because criminals will never submit to them. >> recent fox news poll revealed 56% of those surveyed favored high-capacity clips and 54% supported banning assault weapons. today the baltimore county police chief backed the steps. >> the been a on assault weapons and the high capacity ammunition must be reinstated. like assault weapons, high capacity magazines are not used for hunting. they do not belong in our homes. >> advocate says large weapons can make up for a woman's lack of size, and strength. >> the peace of mind she has knowing that she has a scary-looking gun, gives her more courage when she is fighting hardened violent criminals. if we bans these type of -- if we ban these assault weapons you are putting women at disadvantage. >> harry reid will want to protect members up for re-election in 2014. better enforcement of existing gun laws may be the best hope for those wishing to do more.
evening. >> hello. >> the president of the nra says it's unlikely the president could get a ban through congress but the president said he will get something done with or without congress. saying it's time to put politics aside when it comes to finding ways to stop gun violence, president obama today said he plans to review the recommendations of the task force headed up by vice president and will "vigorously pursue their imple mation" and not necessarily with the help of congress. >> i'm confident there are some steps we can take that don't require legislation. and that are within my authority as president. >> the suggestion that he would act unilaterally that concerns the second amendment advocates. >> i'm not super pro-gun but i still feel like i want to get up with before they are illegal to get. >> in the wake of discussions about restricting guns, it was the highest month for background checks. 50% increase over the previous december. the president was asked about the anecdotal evidence of long lines and empty shelves at gun stores. >> those who oppose any common sense gun control
discussion of real solution that the american public supports. >> the nra and other pro gun groups insist on examination of culture, specifically the video game industry. >> mr. obama rubbed elbows with hollywood at the screening of the tv show "1600 pen" this afternoon. friday video game industry gets their turn. but it's not clear if biden will be present. for immediate action. g.o.p. leaders say gun debate waits until spring. the executive order might take place and that is more about the data base to track weapons to increase the background checks more than anything else. >> bret: thank you. this is a fox news alert. another shakeup in the obama administration. labor secretary hilda soliz submitted resignation this afternoon saying after spending the holiday with her family she is ankious to get to her home in california. it's not clear when she will leave the labor department or who may be in line to replace her. tomorrow, they are set to nominate jack lew to be the treasuresy secretary. joining us to discuss this are familiar faces. karl rove from texas. and joe trippi in washington
testimony of all the people on his side, the n.r.a. comes in for 20 minutes and he announced the gun control, he does 23 executive orders and has a list of legislation. there is not much evidence that he wants to or knows how to try to co-op the republicans. >>bret: the moody -- bloody end to the algerian hostage stand off. >>bret: the smoke is clearing in algeria as the national gas plant. they captureed five surviving militants but the death toll is rising. 23 hostages have been killed and reuters say the number is 48. the total number of militants and hostages could be 81 with a number western governments upset how this went down. we are back with our annal. the administration said today, a.b. saying we will lead where they can lead but in this situation the algerians took the lead and perhaps washington did not know when the opposition was happening there was a lot of uncertainty and not a lot of clarity when and how this was happening. at least one american died. >> details aside, this is a little bit of question whether or not a sovereign nation is going to be micromanaged in the handl
. high-ranking nra official will attend a meeting of vice president biden gun task force this week. president obama asked biden's group to provide recommendations on how to avoid mass shootings like the one that left 20 chirp dead last month in newtown, connecticut. >>> immigrants who are in illinois illegally will soon get a green light to drive legally. this an, the state house approved legislation to grant tetch rare driver's license and the governor is expected to sipe it. advocates say it will improve safety requiring migrants to take driving tests. two other states washington and new mexico already have such silences. >>> one fellow senator sell majority leader harry reid is "often idiot." we will tell you why. you bailed out aig. they are trying to make you pay again. searing for a bank designed for investors like you? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 schwab bank was built with all e value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit ches with mobile dep
in it in a lot more depth. the and nra proposed it and the president's plan seems more like armed police officers, resource officers, but you say if we had teachers who were trained in schools and were armed, they could prevent the kind of shootings, or at least maybe stop them before they get out of hand, like what happened at sandy hook. but that scares people, armed teachers. should they be afraid of that? >> no, and when i say armed teachers, i don't mean mandatory arming all teachers by no means, but most people don't realize that already in the state of utah, there are armed teachers because basically our concealed weapons laws allow the carrying of firearms in schools by, you know, legal people. so, if you have a teacher who has a concealed weapons permit, somebody who's volunteered to go through the process and go through the background checks and they wish to carry a firearm at work, they do so. the gun is concealed. nobody knows the gun is even there until it has to be produced and we've been doing this for several years now, and i have people tell me, well, you know, the teacher is not
anniversaranniversar? >> bret: the coverage was skewed. nra ad was referenceed 188 times in major newspapers and 162 times on tv shows. the crr baby video appeared on four shows, all of them on this network. the media research center tells fox, "the center for reproductive rights may consider abortion a knee-slapping jokes but americans aren't laughing. neither are the 55 million babies who have been murdered." the lack of media coverage of the despicable ad is inexcusable." here is the case where it's worth taking a second look at the numbers before you cite another report. al-jazeera noted an ox-pham study that noted the 100 richest billionaires of 2012 would end poverty four times over. they did so uncritically. without noting the numbers don't ad up. global issues.org says nearly half the world, 3 billion people, lives on less than $2.50 day. if you took oxfam at its word like al-jazeera did it would take a quarter of the $240 billion or $60 billion to end world poverty and that works out the $20 per person. the trouble is, that represents just eight days of living at the current $2.50 a day rat
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